Chickpea recipes for a tasty and nutritious menu




Chickpea salad with chicken – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

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In addition to improving the functioning of the intestine and controlling cholesterol, chickpeas are also a great food to include in various recipes to give a varied menu. Thinking about it, the Kitchen Guide has separated for you some recipe options with chickpeas for you to guarantee a nutritious and tasty meal. Just look:

Chickpea salad with chicken



Chickpea salad with chicken – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Chickpea salad with chicken – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Photo: Kitchen Guide

Time: 35 minutes

Performance: 6 servings

Difficulty: easy

Ingredients

  • 500g chicken breast fillet
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • salt to taste
  • 6 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 cups of chickpeas (chickpeas)
  • 1 cup black olives (sliced)
  • 1 diced red onion
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 diced Japanese cucumber
  • 1/2 cup mint (chopped)

Method of preparation

Season the chicken fillets with the garlic and salt. Heat a skillet with half the oil over high heat and grill the chicken fillets until golden brown. Remove the fillets, let cool, cut into strips and set aside. In a bowl, combine the cooked chickpeas, black olives, onion, cucumber, mint, lemon juice, remaining oil, chicken breast strips, season with salt and mix well. Transfer to a salad bowl, decorate as desired and serve immediately.

Colorful chickpea soup



Colorful Chickpea Soup – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Colorful Chickpea Soup – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

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Time: 40min (+6h soak)

Performance: 8 servings

Difficulty: easy

Ingredients

  • 2 sliced ​​carrots
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 slices of calabrese sausage in slices
  • 1 packet of chickpeas (500g)
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley (green)

Method of preparation

Place the chickpeas in a bowl, cover with water and soak for 6 hours.

Drain, place in a pressure cooker, add the carrot and bay leaf. Cover with water and cook for 15 minutes after pressure starts. Turn it off and let the pressure off naturally.

In another pan, over medium heat, fry the pepperoni in oil until golden.

Pour in the cooked chickpeas, add the parsley, season with salt, pepper and cook for 5 minutes or until thickened. serve.

Chickpea pate with sardines



Chickpea pate with sardines – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Chickpea pate with sardines – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Photo: Kitchen Guide

Time: 20min (+2h rest)

Performance: 10 servings

Difficulty: easy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chickpeas (cooked)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1/3 cup (tea) of water
  • 1 small jar of mayonnaise (250g)
  • 1 can of drained sardines
  • Chopped green chili to taste
  • 1 pinch of salt

Method of preparation

Place the chickpeas in a bowl, cover with water and let it rest for 2 hours to loosen the husk. In a pan over medium heat, fry the garlic and onion in the oil until golden.

Add the chickpeas, water and cook for 5 minutes. Blend the mayonnaise, sardines, chickpeas, salt and parsley in a blender until smooth. If desired, sprinkle with more parsley and serve with toast.

Chickpea ball



Chickpea ball – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Chickpea ball – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Photo: Kitchen Guide

Time: 30 minutes

Performance: 20 servings

Difficulty: easy

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley
  • 2 cups chickpeas (cooked)
  • 1 this
  • 2 tablespoons of wheat flour
  • 1 clove of garlic squeezed
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Frying oil

Method of preparation

In a bowl, with a fork, mash the chickpeas with the green smell. Mix the egg, garlic, flour, salt and pepper to taste. Make balls with the dough and fry until golden. Drain on absorbent paper and serve.

Chickpea mayonnaise



Chickpea mayonnaise – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Chickpea mayonnaise – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Photo: Kitchen Guide

Time: 20 minutes

Performance: 6 servings

Difficulty: easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pitted green olives, sliced
  • 3 cups chickpeas (cooked and drained)
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas (boiled)
  • 2 cubed boiled potatoes
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 red pepper in small cubes
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup seedless black raisins
  • Green smell and olive oil to taste
  • 1 cup (tea) of mayonnaise
  • curly lettuce leaves for garnish

Method of preparation

In a bowl, mix the chickpeas, potatoes, olives, peas, peppers, raisins, mayonnaise and season with salt, pepper, parsley and olive oil. Line a plate with lettuce leaves and arrange the mayonnaise on it. serve.

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